The following is the foreword written by Ulrich Henes from The Language of Localization, edited by Kit Brown-Hoekstra, the eighth book in The Content Wrangler Content Strategy Series of books from XML Press (2017). Adapting content to make it more meaningful, appropriate, and effective Like many of you, I have frequently had to explain what localization is, usually in the context of what I do for a living. I find localization easy to explain, often using the example of getting a mobile phone adapted for other countries. Because most people own one, they can imagine why adaptation makes sense. For good measure, I add that...Read More
Author: Ulrich Henes
Already in his early years, Ulrich Henes was fascinated by language, cultural differences, and global business. He spent the first decade of his career organizing international campaigns against the arms race and apartheid; and promoting global social justice.
For the past 25 years, Ulrich has channeled his passion for all things global into promoting awareness and respect for differences among people, countries, and languages in the international business community.
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